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                     Bodegas Borsao, S.A.-Zarihs-Syrah-Campo De Borja-Spain-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$23.39-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied, with blackberry, plum, bacon and spices on finish, was very good.          RP-90          WS-93          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. – Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2018-14.05 Alcohol-$21.50-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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                    Linne Calodo Cellars-Perfectionist-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2013-15.4% Alcohol-$72.00-A nose of some funk and dark fruit, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and cola fizz on finish, drink now.          RP-93          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De […]

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            Bodegas Valdaya S.L.-Valdaya-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currants, dust and spice on long finish, was very good.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Vina Ventisquero Ltd-Grey-Glacier-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo Valley-Chile-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose […]

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                      Coquelicot Estate Vineyard-Rose & Son-Queen To Kings-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Santa Ynez Valley-California-2016-14.1% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruits and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and some spice on finish,  nothing special.          WE-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Ego Bodegas-Goru-Gold-Monastrell-Syrah-Cabernet […]

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La Rioja Alta, S.A.-Vina Ardanza-Reserva-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Rioja-Spain-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, tar, vanilla and spice on long finish.          RP-93+          JS-96          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Reserve-Malbec-Valle Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of muted […]

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                         Rusden Wines-Good Shepherd-Vine Vale Vignerons-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Barossa Valley-Australia-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blueberry, cassis, licorice and spices on long finish, a bit overdone but still good.          RP-79          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta. Bodegas Volver-Tarima-Monastrell-Alicante-Spain-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$7.13-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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Ego Bodegas-Goru-Gold-Monastrell-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currants, tea and spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          WS-93          WE-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 685-Zinfandel-Knights Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of black […]

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                              Bodegas Y Vinas Dos Victorias, S.L.-Elias Mora-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$38.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, tar and licorice, with a spicy but dry finish, still very good.             RP-93+          WS-95          CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Beringer Vineyards-The Waymaker-Syrah-Cabernet […]

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Rioja Wines Update

JOIN OUR VIRTUAL TASTING Thursday, November 12th 4pm PST/ 7PM EST REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT Wines from Rioja has partnered with Wine.com to celebrate National Tempranillo Day with a virtual live tasting! Wine.com host Gwendolyn Osborn will take us through a tour of wines from the Rioja region as we learn and taste the […]

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                     Genium Cellar SL-Poboleda-Priorat-Grenache-Carignan-Carinena-Vi De Vila-Spain-2012-15.5% Alcohol-$22.50-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, drink now.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        Alamos-Seleccion-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.5% Alcohol-$9.09-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A […]

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